Thrivent Financial Field Training and Development Intern in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Our top rated summer internship program is designed to give interns meaningful work in specific functions, providing a deeper understanding of the processes of a Fortune 500 financial services organization. This internship offers interesting challenges, valuable experience, and an opportunity to get to know Thrivent Financial better. This 12 week program is a key piece of Thrivent’s entry level talent program to ensure a strong pipeline of new talent to meet the needs of the organization now and into the future. The Training and Development Intern will be a key contributor within the National Sales Division. This position helps by supporting programs that directly support financial representatives who help members and clients make wise financial decisions. These programs may include strategic thinking, training, development, process improvement and marketing tactics.

Job Description

  • Assist in the development, implementation, and measurement of Thrivent Financial’s training and development roadmap for new Financial Representatives.

  • Source and summarize data to help inform the training experience we offer Thrivent’s top-performing Financial Representatives.

  • Perform ongoing support tasks for the training and development team such as metrics tracking, training materials compliance reviews, and report development (ad-hoc and reoccurring).

  • Engage business stakeholders and field representatives/leaders in a training feedback process to improve how we equip Thrivent’s Financial Representatives to serve our members.

Traits We Value

  • You have strong collaboration and teamwork skills

  • You are innovative, not afraid to ask questions and try new tactics

  • You have the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment with a high degree of ambiguity

  • You want to make an immediate impact and take initiative

  • You are curious – love to learn and stay on the cutting edge of marketing

  • You value using data and information to guide recommendations

  • You have the ability to effectively communicate complex topics to various audiences

Position Qualifications

  • Current junior in an undergraduate degree in Business, Marketing, Personal Finance or similar field

  • A track record of excellent academic performance (GPA 3.0+)

  • Highly organized and adaptable with strong work ethic

  • Skilled in MS Office tools, including PowerPoint and an emphasis on Excel. Experience with formulas, data manipulation, and pivot tables welcome, but not required

  • Solid communication skills

  • Self-directed, with strong personal management and organization skills

  • Interest in understanding and responding to end-consumer demographics and behaviors

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States for indefinite period without sponsorship

  • Interns coming from greater than 50 miles from campus are eligible for subsidized housing

  • Ability to work full time during summer

Additional Program Information

  • Offering competitive compensation

  • Full intern event program including development, networking, and social activities

  • Interns coming from greater than 50 miles from campus are eligible for subsidized housing and relocation stipend


  • Minneapolis, Minnesota

Thrivent is a not-for-profit, membership-owned, financial services organization that guides Christians on their Wise With Money Journey. As a mission-driven, membership-owned organization, we offer our more than 2 million members and customers a broad range of financial products, services and guidance to help them live a life of contentment, confidence and generosity. Thrivent and our family of businesses offer insurance, investments, banking and advice over the phone and online, as well as through financial professionals and independent agents nationwide. For more than a century, Thrivent has helped Christians make wise money choices that reflect their values while offering them opportunities to demonstrate their generosity where they live, work and worship.

Thrivent fosters a diverse workforce to serve our diverse membership, reflecting a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. If you’re intrigued about our work and the possibility of becoming part of it, we invite you to visit to learn more. You won’t just build a career; you’ll be part of an organization focused on growing, innovating, and serving.

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